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California Minutemen continue patrols despite opposition

By Hatewatch Staff on October 4, 2005 - 9:19 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Many of the hundreds who make up the self-appointed civilian patrols monitoring the border to deter smuggling of people and drugs are unemployed or underemployed ex-military men who have long resented Mexicans who come to the United States illegally and, in their view, compete for jobs, crowd hospitals and schools and threaten English as the nation’s dominant language…

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